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Re: "Blind for a Day" - visibility: hidden vs none

From: david poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 08:19:10 -0400
Message-ID: <001601c43d9b$80ac3090$6601a8c0@DAVIDPC>
To: "Scarlett Julian" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

If it is not visible till I tab to it and I need it and don't use the tab
key...?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scarlett Julian" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 4:57 AM
Subject: RE: "Blind for a Day" - visibility: hidden vs none






> -----Original Message-----
> From: P.H.Lauke [mailto:P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk]
> Sent: 19 May 2004 09:54
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: RE: "Blind for a Day" - visibility: hidden vs none
>
>
>
> > From: James Craig
> [snip]
> > Of course, Mr. Clark would disagree with this method, saying
> > skip links
> > should be visible to sighted keyboard users, too.
>
> That's why I would propose having a :focus and :hover rule in
> the CSS to make the skip link visible again when you tab to it.

I'm not etirely convinced that making something suddenly appear when it's
tabbed to is a great idea.
May be confusing to a large section of people.
I personally can't see what's wrong with having it visible at all times to
all users.


Julian

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